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COVID-19+ Corporate Reform in the Age of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused widespread disruption in social and business life on a worldwide basis. Amongst what many regard as positive...

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Should TikTok be Banned in Australia? Federal Parliamentary Inquiry launches over Chinese Data Security Fears

At the same time as the popularity of mobile app TikTok rises exponentially, countries around the world have raised data and security concerns....

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Protecting your Business from Cyber Attacks in a COVID-19 World

On 19 June 2020, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that all levels of Australian government were targeted by ‘sophisticated state-based...

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COVID-19+ Regulating the Modernisation of Corporate Governance in a Socially Distant World

The social distancing measures introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted much of our way of life in the last few months. In the...

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Watch your wall: Businesses liable for defamatory Facebook comments – NSW Court of Appeal confirms

On 1 June 2020, the NSW Court of Appeal controversially upheld the Supreme Court’s decision that media companies with Facebook pages could be...

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The Rise and Rise of IP – How to Protect and Leverage Intangible Assets

Intellectual Property (‘IP’) is the most important asset class for modern businesses today, accounting for almost 90% of a...

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COVID-19+ The COVIDSafe App & your Privacy: Is it safe to download?

As that famous virus continues to dominate world affairs, governments and tech companies worldwide are turning to mobile technology to help track...

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COVID-19+ Emergency Guide for Australian Businesses (15 May 2020 Update)

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic causes health and social impacts on a previously almost unfathomable scale, for businesses too it is a...

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COVID-19+ Update on National Cabinet’s Landscape-Shifting Commercial Leasing Code

On 7 April 2020 National Cabinet announced a mandatory code (‘Code’) for commercial leases of small and medium sized Australian business...

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COVID-19+ What Government Grants can SMEs piggy-bank?

In the last few months, COVID-19 has disrupted tens of thousands of businesses across the country, from large listed conglomerates to sole traders...

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COVID-19+ Emergency Guide for Australian Businesses (17 April 2020 Update)

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic causes health and social impacts on a previously almost unfathomable scale, for businesses too it is a...

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COVID-19+ Newsflash! – National Cabinet unveils ground-breaking Commercial Leasing Code for SMEs

Under growing pressure to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, on 7 April 2020 National Cabinet announced a mandatory code for commercial lease tenancies...

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COVID-19+ Fed Govt’s $130B ‘JobKeeper’ Program

On 30 March 2020, the Government announced $130 Billion in the budget with the goal of keeping workers in jobs over the next six months. This article...

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COVID-19+ Emergency Guide for Australian Businesses

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic causes health and social impacts on a previously almost unfathomable scale, for businesses too it is a...

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New Laws make Directors Personally Liable for GST Debts

The Senate has recently passed an act which confers personal liability on directors for their company’s unpaid GST...

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Neobanks: Can They Challenge the Big 4?

‘Neobanks’, also known as ‘digital banks’ and ‘challenger banks’, are terms which synonymously refer to the next...

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New Whistleblower Policy: 10 Key Points To Note!

All public companies have until 1 January 2020 to comply with the new whistleblower policy requirements. This requirement carries a $126,000 (body...

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Disruptive Skies: 10 Things You Need to Know about Australian Drone Law

With drones’ increasing popularity, concerns have been raised regarding their potential to invade privacy and cause safety risks. Whilst...

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The Power of the Platform: ACCC Takes Aim at Facebook & Google

In June 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (‘ACCC’) released its’ final report from the Digital Platforms Inquiry...

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IP Rights Holders beware! Changes to Competition Laws

The repeal of the so-called “IP exemption” from the Competition and Consumer Act could significantly impact commercial dealings in IP rights....

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Watch your wall: Businesses liable for defamatory Facebook comments

A decision in the Supreme Court of New South Wales has paved the way for businesses to be held responsible for publishing defamatory comments by...

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